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First time fleet enema, did I do it right? Was very constipated...

Posted 9 Aug 2013 by michellexxx12 5 answers

So I just took a fleet enema for the first time because I was very constipated. I held it in and it almost immediately caused me to have bowel movement. I figured that because of this I let go of the enema too soon so I injected a few more times but after nothing really came out except for the ...

Is there a good alternative to Linzess?

Posted 1 Jul 2013 by Karangahan 12 answers

Hello everyone. I have been prescribed by my doctor with Linzess. I have chronic GI disorders abdominal, pain, feeling bloated (severely uncomfortable). I started yesterday but when I woke up this morning, I had this pain, distention in my whole abdomen that extended to both sides. I took 3 aspirin ...

Is there anything OTC comparable to Lactulose?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 by LymaBeane 4 answers

I am taking Lactulose and it works well for me. My doctor wonders why I would always need it. Miralax doesn't work for me. Is there anything OTC that is comparable to Lactulose so that I don't have to depend on a doctor to get the help I need? Thanks

Amitiza not really working - any advice or suggestions?

Posted 6 May 2014 by lhoover1985 8 answers

I am a 28 year old female who prior to about 1 1/2 years ago, had absolutely no medical issues, let alone GI issues, to speak of. I'll also say there are no GI issues in my family history, with the exception of my brother who developed ulcerative colitis around the same time I started having ...

Is it possible for amitiza to cause weight gain?

Posted 27 Jun 2016 by annanoeld 3 answers

Hello- for the past 3 months I have been taking amitiza for my ibs in combination with dulcolax. After months of not seeing results from other medications, this actually worked! I am no longer chronically constipated, and my doctors are considering dropping the dosage given my progress. HOWEVER in ...

Is the Miralax Pill as effective as the Miralax Powder? What is the difference?

Posted 5 Oct 2017 by mmeighan 1 answer

I have a 12 year old granddaughter with chronic constipation. She hates taking the powder and I think the pill form might be better. Her doctor ordered Miralax powder daily and if she misses a dose her stools are so hard and large she has pain and difficulty having a bowel movement.

I have chronic constinpation. I started taking Trulance 3 days ago, is not working I can’t go?

Posted 7 Mar 2018 by Meryorbe 1 answer

I can’t go to the bathroom, with Trulance, usually I use to take high doses of laxative pills every day. My Dr prescribed Trulance is not working, can I take higher dose?

NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH!!! (Suggestion Required)?

Posted 9 Apr 2018 by Atif N Hasan 0 answers

NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH!!! (Suggestion Required) what could be the new line of generic medicines (Mainly Gastro Intestinal System) which is/are potentially untouched by pharma sector and could drive an effective market demand. Any suggestions, please.

Can milk of magnesia be safely taken daily? If so what dosage? I am 60 with chronic constipation?

Posted 11 Feb 2018 by Wanna poop 0 answers

I have tried everything. Miralax used to work and then quit and taking that daily made me very bloated and gassy and still didn’t work well. Fiber powder supplements do the same thing. MOM cleans me out good when I haven’t gone for a while, so I’m wondering if it’s safe to ...

Linzess - Hi, I’ve seen some reviews stating that people have had weight gain on this medication?

Posted 2 Feb 2018 by Sicktummy 0 answers

I have had weight issues for years & if this medication causes weight gain I’d rather not use it. I’m a 40 year old female with chronic constipation. Thank you for your help.

Blood in stool only after beginning Linzess?

Posted 14 Feb 2018 by slcuser123 2 answers

Has anyone experienced bloody stool,after beginning treatment with Linzess? I’ve been using Linzess for chronic constipation,for the last week. I’ve never had bloody stool. The only variables to my regimen that have changed is the induction of Linzess (145 mg 1x daily) and the use of an ...

Linaclotide - I'm wondering if available in Canada?

Posted 13 Mar 2018 by ladyillusions 0 answers

And does it work? I want to know if Linzess does work? Is it available to Canadians? Also if it is available in Canada, is the medication covered by medical for those of us on disability?

Magnesium Citrate - How long does it usually take after taking 10 ounces of citrate?

Posted 2 Mar 2017 by Joe Seneca 1 answer

I've been constipated for a week and I took bisacodyl how long should it take before the citrate works?

Magnesium Citrate - Really need help! Question regarding severe constipation?

Posted 22 Jun 2016 by ElleLynne 2 answers

I had colon surgery 4 years ago. My colon literally ripped in two from severe constipation & diverticulitis. I take Relistor injections (which is a opioid blocker). Miralax, senna, mineral oil used on occasion. I feel like I just need to get cleaned out. Will Magnesium Citrate pills do that? ...

Linzess - Is it possible to take more than 290mg a day?

Posted 10 Feb 2018 by Tricia4 1 answer

Is it possible to take more than 290 mg a day? One 290mg is not working for me. Help!

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